What was B. Smith?

B. Smith was an American professional, restaurateur, model, author, businesswoman and television host. Smith was the first African-American model to be featured on the cover of Mademoiselle magazine in 1976.B. Smith was best known as an American restaurateur and actress known for Santorini Blue (2013), The Cosby Mysteries (1994) and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996). 

Who was B. Smith famous for

B. Smith was best known as an American restaurateur and actress known for Santorini Blue (2013), The Cosby Mysteries (1994) and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (1996). She got a wide sensation on media following her new death on February 22, 2020, due to early-onset Alzheimer's disease at the age of 70.

How did B. Smith die?

In June 2014, Smith revealed that she had been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. In November 2014, Smith's husband reported her missing from Southampton, New York. She was found the next day in a cafe in Midtown Manhattan. On February 22, 2020, Smith died of early-onset Alzheimer's disease at the age of 70.

What was B. Smith's ethnicity?

Smith was born as Barbara Elaine Smith on August 24, 1949, in the Pittsburgh suburb of Everson, Pennsylvania, the U.S. Her mother, Florence, was a maid and her father, William, a steelworker. She holds an American nationality and she belongs to Afro-American ethnicity. Her zodiac is Virgo and her religion is Christianity. Smith was raised in Scottdale, Pennsylvania. From an early age, she had a dream to feed people to give a taste of her cooking so she used to feed her dolls as a child. Regarding her education she attended Southmoreland High School, graduating in 1967. Further information about her childhood life, family background and siblings is still under review.

What did B. Smith do for a living?

Smith began her career in modeling initially, participating in the Ebony Fashion Fair in the mid-1960s, and later signing with the Wilhelmina Models agency. Smith became the first African-American model to be featured on the cover of Mademoiselle magazine in 1976. Smith made two appearances on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, once as a model for Queen Sara's wedding dress, and once giving a tour of her restaurant, B. Smith, and making raspberry custard with Fred Rogers and her head chef, Henry. She debuted a weekly half-hour syndicated television show, B. Smith With Style, in 1997 aired on weekdays on BTN and Bounce TV. It featured home decor and cooking segments. Smith as an actor, appeared on "Prelude to a Kiss", a 1999 episode of the sitcom Sabrina the Teenage Witch. Smith then played a role in the Off-Broadway play Love, Loss, and What I Wore for an April 27 through May 29, 2011. Smith then opened her Restaurants beginning in 1986, on Eighth Avenue at 47th Street in New York City followed by another one in Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York. 

She also owned a restaurant in the historic Beaux-Arts Union Station in Washington, D.C. in September 2013. It was reported that her Sag Harbor restaurant and restaurant in Manhattan location got shut down by January 2015. Smith then grew interested in d├ęcor and restaurant design which led to the development of her first home collection debuted at Bed Bath & Beyond in Spring 2001. She also launched a line of servers in 2004. In spring 2007, Smith debuted her first furniture collection with the La-Z-Boy company Clayton Marcus. As an Author, B. Smith authored three books concentrating on recipes and presentation: B. Smith's Entertaining and Cooking for Friends (1995), B. Smith's Rituals and Celebrations (1999), and B. Smith Cooks Southern Style (2009).

Who was B. Smith's husband?

Smith was married twice in her life but had no biological children. Her first marriage was to former HBO executive Donald "Don" Anderson from 1986 until 1990.  Smith then began dating Anderson after formally meeting him at her restaurant in late 1986. Smith married Dan Gasby in 1992 at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Manhattan. Gasby was the executive producer of the Essence Awards and the senior vice president of marketing at Camelot Entertainment Sales Inc. Smith was the stepmother of Gasby's daughter Dana. Smith lived in Sag Harbor, New York, on Long Island, until she and Dan Gasby moved to nearby East Hampton, New York, in the mid-2010s. She previously lived on Central Park South. 

What is B. Smith's net worth?

B. Smith had an estimated net worth of around $20 million as of 2020. Her average salary was not known. She primarily earned from her various businesses of restaurants she ran starting from  1986 till 2015 in places like: in Eighth Avenue at 47th Street, New York City, in Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York, in historic Beaux-Arts Union Station in Washington, D.C. and in Manhattan. She also earned from her home and restaurants decor-design businesses in  Bed Bath & Beyond, alone of server, and furniture collection with the La-Z-Boy company Clayton Marcus. Moving on, she also earned as an actress, TV anchor, model, and author. Regarding her real estate, She owned homes in various places including, Sag Harbor, New York, on Long Island, Central Park South, and nearby East Hampton, New York. Her Hamptons Home was listed for $8.5 Million. Information about her car collection is not available at present.

What is B. Smith's height?

The well known American restaurateur, B. Smith had a tall height of 5 feet 6 inches tall. The model had a very slim and balanced body that would weigh 59kg. The author of various recipes had black long hair and black eyes. Further information on her other body parts and their measurements are still under review. She had a straight sexual orientation.